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Willmar Police Department looks to buy four new vehicles
Willmar lays drowned boys to rest
UPDATE: Man's decapitation apparently in retaliation for alleged rape
Family of rural New London man restores his classic muscle car
Landmark Minnesota restaurant reduced to ashes
Willmar's Ditmarson wins pitchers' duel
NWL Baseball: Stingers can't solve Rox pitchers
Women's Basketball: Remembering Pat Summitt
Flustered Williams advances in straight sets at Wimbledon
NBA: High school coach remembers Timberwolves’ Dunn’s accomplishments
Children’s production on stage at The Barn this weekend
Comedy production opens Thursday in New London
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Cornelia B. Fredrick
David J. Bingham
Donald D. Coleman
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
October 27, 2011
Tangen, one-time Murdock coach, to enter hoops HOF
Don Tangen, who began is coaching career at Murdock High School, will be inducted into the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame...
October 27, 2011 - 12:22am
October 14, 2011
In the photo, Starter Elaine Engle has a watchful eye on the varsity medley relay at Thursday's meet between Willmar and Brainerd. The retired...
sports / prep / Cardinals
October 14, 2011 - 12:34am
October 7, 2011
2011 Cardinal Pride HOF: Elaine Engle
Elaine Engle Started program and head girls golf coach 1972-2003 -- 8 section titles, 1st in state Class AA in 1985 (1st Willmar team for any...
October 7, 2011 - 1:33am
2011 Cardinal Pride HOF: Hal Miller
Hal Miller Head girls tennis coach 1978-2004 -- won-loss record: 377-154, 8 CLC titles, 7 runner-up finishes, 8 trips to team AA state tournament,...
October 7, 2011 - 12:51am
September 26, 2011
Former Cardinal star Lori Roufs joining Bison HOF
FARGO, N.D. -- Lori (Roufs) Hanson, a 1992 graduate of Willmar High School, is one of seven new members of the Bison Athletic Hall of Fame at North Dakota State University. The induction will be held starting at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Fargo on Friday. Tickets are available...
sports / state
September 26, 2011 - 12:27am
September 14, 2011
Card Pride HOF ticket deadline is Sept. 23
Tickets for the Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame Banquet at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 7 at the American Legion honoring retired Willmar coaches Elaine Engle and Hal Miller are available until Sept. 23. Dinner tickets are $10.95 for adults and $5.95 for children. Due to a previous commitment,...
September 14, 2011 - 12:11am
April 11, 2011
Former Glenwood pilot to be inducted in MN Aviation Hall of Fame
GLENWOOD -- Peter G. Tanis, an inventor and longtime flight instructor in Glenwood, is among nine people being inducted this month into the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place April 30. Tanis, a native of Kalamazoo, Mich., learned to fly when he was 16...
News / region
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
Ramey, Skjei, Behrens voted into Tribune's Hall of Fame
Two former area athletes who went on to become college football teammates at the University of Minnesota and later became successful high school...
sports / prep / college
January 6, 2011 - 12:00am
January 5, 2011
Blyleven elected to Hall of Fame
NEW YORK (AP) -- Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven became Hall of Famers on Wednesday, the two-time World Series champions easily elected after narrow misses last season. Sluggers Rafael Palmeiro, Mark McGwire, Jeff Bagwell and Juan Gonzalez came nowhere close. Hall voters, for now,...
January 5, 2011 - 1:56pm
December 23, 2010
Finalists named for Tribune Hall
After a one-year hiatus, the West Central Tribune has brought back its Sports Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was established in 1999 with Barry Wohler, Mike Kingery, Bob Bruggers and Brad Rheingans being the first four to be inducted. Since then, 17 more have been inducted. Last...
sports / prep / college / pro
December 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2010
Kodet brothers among Minn. Music Hall of Fame inductees
WILLMAR -- Roger and Doug Kodet, are being inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame during a banquet and induction ceremony Friday at Turner...
showcase / music
November 4, 2010 - 4:17pm
August 30, 2010
Commentary: A brief dream does come true
NEW YORK -- August finally redeemed itself from shark-jumping hysteria with an original, spontaneous, transcendent event -- the accidental intersection of one Antoine Dodson, his sister, her would-be rapist, and some musical magicians who tapped into that uniquely American reservoir...
opinion / commentary / music
August 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
American Opinion: On the risks of fame
By The Associated Press Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On the risks of fame: Much of the world held its breath recently as the fate of a 16-year-old California girl bobbed in the balance.
opinion / editorials
June 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 24, 2010
5 inducted into NASCAR Hall
By Jenna Fryer, AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The inaugural five members of NASCAR's new Hall of Fame were inducted Sunday in a ceremony that both honored auto racing's pioneers and celebrated the entire industry. NASCAR founder Bill France was lauded for his vision of...
sports / pro
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
February 8, 2010
Former Vikings great Randle to enter Pro Football Hall of Fame
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Former Vikings defensive tackle John Randle has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Randle was in a...
sports / pro
February 8, 2010 - 12:00am